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told and fbi investigators out here on the scene. they're not letting us again near the home which is where the white truck is parked. we want to go to sky 7, overhead right now this, is the same house where police discovered the 73-year-old dead nearly two weeks ago. they've been searching for his son ever since. authorities not releasing identity of the person found in the home here today or the cause of death. all they're saying is that the body discovered here was discovered when authorities came back to the home today to look for evidence again. so we want to take a look at the people that have been involved in this crime spree this, is a photo of frederick salas. police say he may be the fifth victim at the hands of efron valdmoreo. valdmorrow was killed last week following a high-speed chase in which is he believed to have strangled his girlfriend, cindy tran to death. today, police say they consider frederick salas missing. >> no comment on that so far. as you know l. >> as far as we're concerned he's still a missing person until we make a positive identification of the bod
. it's rusting. >> she asked to us help her get it fixed. >> it's been here for a long time. and i think it's about time we do get it fixed up for the kids. >> and facility built in 1981. >> jim teixeira is head of parks and recreation. we e.went out to take a look. one problem he says needs fixing is the sabd. >> the sand under the equipment there are some exposed edges and things and some kpax of the sand. those are things we want to mitigate. >> he says he's going to send a maintenance crew out to till the sand in the next week and says he'll make sure the rust gets taken care of before the rainy season starts in november. >> brushing that down, removing the rust and treated the metal and then putting that layer of paint over that. >> she says it's about time the playground bot the level
,000 feet of hoses towards the blast site. >> as close as we can get. there are citizens helping us drag hose. and this is all hands on deck. >> and at 9:00 the following morning, for this san bruno native leaving the scene was almost as difficult as watching neighbors and friends lose their homes and their lives. >> this is probably one of the hardest things he had to do. this is like my family. >> those first crews were so overwhelmed when they got here to this scene that they said they thought the neighborhood would be destroyed and there would be many more lives shot saying what saved them was a team effort many agencies from around the county were among the first responders here and that they're able to work well together to communicate properly. abc 7 news. >> thanks very much. >> the coroner confirmed identity of the fourth victim of the fire 81-year-old elizabeth torres tried -- dried trying to -- died trying to escape her home. >> the national transportation safety board updated its investigation into the pipeline explosion within the past hour. the vice chairman say they have r
happened, the deputies gave the woman marked bills. one source tells us they were $100 bills. our sources say the woman then handed the money over to hernandez. as deputies watched. >> this is sheriff's spokesman sargeant jd nelson. >> the person did go forward to do that. had their record taken care of at a third less. >> early last week, felix chavez was arrested after there was an investigation to see who else may have been involved. >> and they did an audit and found discrepancis. at this point, mr. chavez was arrested. >> administrators declined our request for an interview and issued a statement and said by and other restrictions were unable to comment in related percent issues and appropriate actions have been taken. both say they're investigating. >> this investigation is owe-to-see how far back it goes. >> and now, hernandez is charged with accepting a bribe, embezzlement and grand theft. chavez is charged with embezzlement and grand theft. as you just heard, the question is how wide spread were the bribes? are they occurring in other court houses? that is the focus of the invest
. the department said it's deputies go through training on the use of force. this 64-year-old peter mcfarland with a heart condition was tased repeatedly in june, last year it was excruciating. it. >> it didn't appear he was a threat to himself or others. it was disturbing and made me shudder. >> reporter: dr. byron lee is a cardiologist and has done research on the lethal affects of tasers. it has real risks. if you get tased in the right place it can cause sudden cardiac arrest. >> mcfarland had just been treated by paramedics. soon after two, deputies showed up. >> the sheriffs ran up stairs into the room like a bunch of cowboy autos this video have a camera mounted on the taser. the lace jer targeted on mcfarland's chest. the deputy says he's going to take him to the hospital because he may be suicidal. >> we're going to take tout hospital for an evaluation. >> mcfarland said it was a crack he made because of the pain of injuries. the deputy orders him to get up, or else he'll tase him. his wife tells deputies he has a heart n condition. then, he gets up, he's tased three times bef
and veiled himself in the use of the vehicles and things like that. >> authorities spotted him driving his girlfriend's acurea in pleasant hill, a chase through thest east bay ended in richmond. he ran inside of the 99 ranch market neat department he grabbed a cleaver, threatening officers. the chp shot him dead, then made a gruesome december cover rye additional units outside of the parking lot locating a female in the passenger seat they believed was initially condon shus them pulled her out to render aid, noticed she had been deceased. >> now, authorities also believe that the girlfriend may have been strangled to death. as for the escalade, it remains here in the parking lot. the man told us he did peek inside, didn't see anything unusual inside of the truck. hercules police say salas's outstanding disappearance now remains a big loosened in this case. -- loose-enend in this case. >>> a second suspect was arrested and police found a house full of explosives and chemicals. >> bodies and bombs is how one neighbor describes what is found in this house behind me. there is a detective told
world trade center. and he has a technique down, using suction cups to grip the building. and look at a photo we've received from you reports shot by a resident. goodwin passed his floor. i talked to two men, each have been in the department here, they're watching the giants game and got a visitor. >> we have a bottle of champagne and there is a grin to keep going. >> he's very robotic and knows what he's doing. he's done this before. and i wish him the best of luck. >> the millennium security ordered him to get down. he left an intent to go the entire set of floors. the fire department on his ascent shouted him floor to floor m case there was an emergency. we wanted to know if he was safe and wanted to know if he had set plans. declining all efforts. this is in his hands, unfortunately. we just shad yesterday him the way up oo. yes. people were giving him water along the way. and offering water. he got to the top and was arrested. with misdemeanors. he is going to be charged and then, of course going to be released. information we have indicates at one point, he lives in san rafae
to walk the line. >> exactly right. >> yeah. >> that brings us to our next story meg whitman has been courting that vote. polls show she's been making a lot of headway there. what happens now? >> wheg whitman... >> according to the hispanic volt has been a corner stone of whitman's campaign. it seemed the strategy was working a cord together field poll, whitman was gaining on jerry brown with the latino community making up 15% of the california voters. the polls just six days ago shows brown with 43% of the latino vote and whitman, 40%. a gap of just 3%. and now, with accusations whitman hired an undocumented worker, oakland city councilman believes many will back away. >> there is no question about it. and i when people talk about immigration, immigrant people and they abuse them and use them. i don't think the meg is any different. i think that will make a difference to latino voter autos and would you vote for her or not based on this? >> i was planning to vote for her. i'm a democrat. boy vote for brown. >> susan raske from the school of judicialism. >> i would say it doesn't hurt
can could do. >> the attorney says he had permission from parents to use scare tackics against the boy in threaten with areport. >> and within the last hour, the so-called big five legislative leaders started meeting. with hopes of reaching a budget break through. the deal they wanted to announce today isn't done yet. and there is legislative leaders meeting and not ready to announce a deal. on thursday the governor announced all party as agreed to a general framework to a budge skbrit staffers would work to iron out details. the meeting is about those details. leaders walked into the governor's office and there are grumblings that maybe the governor jumped the gun saying there was a general agreement. some felt there is still some major work ahead. others think the governor was using the announcement as a way to pressure lawmakers into closing the deal. and there is almost a quarter into the fiscal year without a budget. one source did get an update before darrell steinberg today told a better economy has meant at least $1.4 billion more in revenue than expected. the budget relies on
was out using and disclosing ah possess trade saek seek krets and confidential information to others. chuck housework forward hp 30 years wrote the book published last year called "hp phenomenon". he says larry ellison knew, and didn't care. >> i think he knows full well what he's doing there. is no question that he knew this would ring the bofrl hp board, and hp executives suite. >> today ora cell sounded offended calling the lawsuit vindictive, and said the hp board is making it vir wallly impossible for ora cell and hp to continue to cooperate to work together in the it marketplace. despite heard's signature on confidentiality agreements legal an alift sthaiz is not a slam dunk for hp. >> california courts are reluctant to restrict employee mobility. it's not clear to me courts goring to agree with the assessment situation. >> now ora cell may ab announcement yesterday mark heard was joining the company. the market was closed. today, investors were able to react and liked the news that mark heard is ob joining oracle. ora cell shares up more than $1.30 and larry el yi son's net wo
, thank you for coming on with us. got a huge mess in oakland tonight after a dump truck causes a 10 vehicle accident. >> state supreme court heard arguments in a fight over furloughs. at issue, does the governor have authority to order 100,000 to stay home three fridays per month without pay? we're live with the story and the california supreme court justices had a hearing here behind me wonder whether it's logical for governors to have layoff authority but not furlough power. >> we have no money. >> dmv worker lor rena knows how painful state furloughs have been. the singem mom saw 5% of her pay, plus overtime he vap wait. -- evaporate. that is beginning in early 2009. >> we cann't go out to dinner and can't do anything. >> and california and labor attorneys say no law exists for a governor to be able to impose furlough autos it's way off but does not cite comparable authority tomorrow pose a furlough. >> in 2009, the state was close to running out of cash. the governor's lawyers argue that constitutes an emergency giving extraordinary powers saving the state $3 billion. >> if ther
on a table disappeared which is strange. >> and bob tells us once everyone who wants a second changs to go in gets that opportunity, then, hazmat will do a final inspection and then, the sites will be cleared. we did see the county health department director out here tonight giving a tour of the site to a company called inner city demolition. in san bruno abc 7 news. >> and the governor got a look at the damage this afternoon. he arrived from a flight from asia he'd been on a trade mission since this happened. governor schwartzeneggar offered prayers to those owe who lost so much. and a promise he's taking a hands on role into the investigation into what went wrong and who is to blame. >> and i'm on that. because i'm a big believer, not so much in pointing finger buzz only way we can learn from thing that's happened from mistakes that are made is by looking into it and acknowledging it. honestly, then making the changes to it doesn't happen again. >> the governor says he spoke with the president and requested a federal disaster declaration. >> during this tragedy we're learning of another
&e. >> for us, knowing we're close into this intersection we want to get more answers to questions. and our next course of action. >> this segment could be feet or yards long. >> this could be an area of pipe between two valves, segment could be where the type of pipe is. and there is the list is out, does it put residents at ease? >> i feel they'll do hopefully the right job. the right thing. you know? checking things out. >> and pg&e says it's done extensive check of the pipeline that fed into the pipeline that exploded. it discovered a leak and repaired it immediately. in novato abc 7 news. >> so for a look at the list go to our web site. abc 7 news.com and we a v.a link there for you. >> there are kirns about what the explosion will do to property values and whether anyone to looking to sell swril to disclose facts they're sitting on a dangerous pipeline. abc 7 is at the blast site with more. >> a real estate agent here in san bruno said this neighborhood had been on the rebound whit came to home sales. homes were selling in high $600,000. in the wake of this blast, now experts are saying at
. >> do you know when she might be available? >> i don't. >> a receptionist told us there have been a lot of calls about the story. president son vacation. none of the other four has responded to a request for an interview. we why v.yet to receive a call from the sheriff's office. the marin sheriff's report says deputies drew tasers 87 times last year. in san francisco, they carry them in jails, rarely using them. the sheriff says they drew devices only 15 times. the sheriff's office is looking at statistics in it now. >> and there is a tragic crash and a terrifying scare happened when a small plane came screaming back to earth just barely missing an office building. the man who owned the plane air, victim is a 92-year-old who flew in world war ii. the plane that crashed is this model. a queen air. we take you through what happened tonight. >> i was talking with a friend who stopped by. he was a decorated world war ii hero saying bob is a character and a civic leader here, it's out tlchl the wreckage, underwater now. the national transportation safety board is going to come start the inve
to figure out how to start over. wayne freedman talked to residents and joins us now. >> some residents are still considering that offer. the city says it could start soon but does need that permit and waiver to get going. for the rest of the people in this neighborhood it's a bit and a piece at a time. in this blistered remnants, shock has worn off there. is a sense of purpose moving forward from trauma of last week. >> flames i thought goitsing to come up the street from one house to the next and next. >> clarence laps into a stream of consciousness with a small prompt, then snaps back. >> this just happens. and this is gone. >> a man who fled barefoot, only his two dogs. when he left, clarence never expected to find a wall of family history still hear. >> you can see the difference of the styles. >> and there is -- would those have been replaceable? >> no. they won't. they'd be gone. all gone. >> for one neighborhood gone through so much, you might expect more anger. >> robert sherlock, another guy with a sense of playing out his hand. >> it's been disruptive. but everybody in the co
the repair to get things back to normal, again. >> reporter: pg&e uses a device shown in this animation that has sensors to detect welds, and other imperfections. this pipe and others like it raise questions about how well it was made, and by whom. john pierre is chair of the civil engineering department at usc. >> a few days from germany. and one of the questions we may have dress is was it used in 1956 compatible with the kind of quality of steels we're using now? >> that is not an easy go answer. >> it's a major concern. but i want to withhold any opinion as to whether or not we need to rip open, you know, i don't know how many hundreds of miles of lines and replace them. until the ntsb comes back with a report. >> there is a coding to prevent corrosion. pg&e is also busy meeting with mayors and other officials about the pipes on its top 100 list this, is in san carlos that is 100 feet long, 24 inches in diameter. >> we're interested in more of the specifics. you know? what is the situation, and what are we going do about it? when? >> there is an aging infrastructure, we better do so
. david louie is in the newsroom with that part of the story for us. >> it's going to take a year and others admit they came up short. >> something went wrong. and we're all doing our jobs and this explosion happened anyway. >> that is the executive director of the california public utilities commission. he joined the president of pg&e and others as a subcommittee fine tunes a bill to tighten pipeline inspections. san bruno mayor set the tone. >> you may be asking yourself what can the federal government do to help san bruno. first, and for most should take necessary actions to assure this never happens again. >> the tragedy prompted two senators to sponsor a bill doubling the number of pipeline inspectors. the federal agency responsible for interstate pipelines admits there are 17 fewer inskbrorkts than budgeted and 96 people to check on 217,000 miles of pipe. >> each inspector is responsible for over 2000 miles of pipeline. that is the distance from san francisco to chicago. >> intrastate pipes confined to border rise main responsibility of state regulator autos all work we did
confirmed as human. they were found in a house neighbors tell us is the bullis home. three members of the family are still class byed missing aich woman left carrying a small brown bag. a week later and there are still barricades up around the zone. it's still considered a crime scene. the kind other cities are working hard to prevent. san francisco fire chief and san francisco mayor newsom got a in person look at the san bruno damage and pipeline that caused it. mayor newsom ordered a safety review the day after the san bruno explosion hoping to prevent a similar disaster in san francisco. >> we wanted to take a look today and then, also we had a productive meeting with pg&e yesterday to begin discussion of age, location. and the maintenance schedule of the gas transmission and distribution lines into san francisco. >> the chief says she saw a scheme of the pipeline but was not given a map. pg&e says for security reasons ill will not give a map to anyone, including the governor. state emergency management officials or local fire chiefs. >> it's the fire department not pta. >> agai
child-only policies off the market this week. >> they're using children as hostages. it's a stunning admission that they're only interested in covering healthy people, not sick people. >> reporter: the move only applying to new poll skpiz will not affect existing child-only only plans. the indurance industry fears parents will buy poll says only when their children become sick. not w.not enough premiums to cover the cost. >> if there is a system people can drop in and out only when they need it most, then... it won't work. >> reporter: child only policies are a small market geared towards family who make too much to qualify for public programs and whose jobs do not offer dependent care. mothers with who have children with asthma want the option there. >> that is not our fault our kids get sick. >> reporter: pediatricians insist it's more expensive to let kids go without insurance and stay sick. >> when letting those conditions go, untreated, undertreated, then... you're having more emergency room visits, more hospitalizations. obviously increasing health care costs. >> this plan to e
if they're going come back to get us so week go in. >> you don't know if the house is stand something. >> i don't. >> she was told her house had minor damage and the humane society rescued her dog. the cats were missing. only those whose homes were a distance away from ground zero were allowed to gather personal belongings, then leave. >> there is clothing items we left yesterday just not knowing about and so we just left. >> brian park managed to see his home, but was shut out by law enforcement. >> i was still -- my house is still standing. there is damage to it. the heat was tremendous. >> and i can tell you the national transportation safety board will look into reports that people smelled gas and they say, before that explosion. >> and people are hoping to get answers from the third and last lieutenant governor is speaking right now. >> next, we'll have our secretary. >> thank you. >> good evening, thank you for your patience. i want to give you n update on where we are in terms of the damaged and destroyed homes. we've completed inspections with building inspectors out there. an
a state sked kredit card used to buy supplies is being cancelled by the bank meaning the state parks department can no longer buy toilet paper for its rural sites. >> this is is out ragis. >> urban parks have advantage of going to state wear houses for supplies. it estimates it's nearly a third of the 300 parks. >> it isn't just toilet paper. it's fuel for cars and trucks and auto parks, lawn equipment. it's house keeping supply autos negotiations on how to close the deficit have been slow. and there is meetings taking place this week. the governor has been too sick to the travel to the capitol. credit card won't be good until there is a budget and some think the problem was funny. >> i'll have to carry a larger hand bag and make sure we take our own. >> others didn't realize what a late budget meant. >> this is how dire the situation s how real sit. too. this has gotten to the point they can't buy toilet paper? this is real. >> supporters seized an opportunity to push the governor ballot initiative he limb nailting funding from the general fund, replacing witness higher dmv fee auto
they should have let us know its pointed out here in fremont add together risk at this location there is line 131 crossing hayward fault n fremont abc 7 news oo. thank you. >> and the official number of people killed from the fire stands at four. but keep in mind there are four others listed as missing tonight. and there is a 44-year-old ask her 13-year-old daughter she worked for pub utility commissions pipeline dive i vision if you can believe that. jansa was student body president in a grammar school in san francisco. and a 20-year-old jessica morales seen with her boyfriend whooz badly burned trying to rescue her. here are three of the messing -- missing. an 82-year-old and her son and his son who is 16. >> and we've heard about the heroic efforts of crews in the face of extreme danger in san bruno. tonight we're hearing how it unfolded. and dan noyes joins with us that part of the story. >> we've gone over the radio traffic of the area. and there is shows how huge response was at the explosion. >> some of the first reports of the explosion came from commercial pilots over san francisco i
around. >> it's a difficult thing to have to do of for us from a district perspective as well. but we do provide transportation to where they need to go. as soon as a spot does come up for the grade level we send them back. >> in the meantime the district hired three new teachers and may need more novato is one of the few remaining districts with a 20-1 student patient. >> kids gaet tension they need. >> because the school district agreed to keep the ratio the state demands it not go over that number if the school district zrk it faces a penalty of a thousand dollars for every extra student. some pay in order to allow one or two more students in the classroom but novato is trying to keep ratios intact. moron is note the only parent doing battle with the district. other parents hope their appeals will be heard. abc 7 news. >> and there is more to bring you here at 6:00. lost founld then lost again. a battle over a little bog dog located seven years off the owner reported it missing. >> mild to warm for plans. at least outdoors. i'll have the weekend forecast coming up. >> and this is incr
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